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#AF80B2 Hex Code

Color Name: African Violet

What is hex #AF80B2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #AF80B2 is African Violet. The RGB values are (175, 128, 178) which means it is composed of 36% red, 27% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:28 Y:0 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AF80B2 has a hue of 296°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #AF80B2 Color Codes

Color NameAfrican Violet
RGB Values(175, 128, 178)
CMYK Values(2%, 28%, 0%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(296°, 28%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#507F4D [Fern Green]
Closest Pantone®521 C
Closest RAL4009 [Pastel violet]
Complementary Color#83B280 [Dark Sea Green]
#AF80B2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Hex #AF80B2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AF80B2. Complementary color is 83B280

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AF80B2 is #83B280 which is called Dark Sea Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AF80B2 color is offered by #83B280. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (AF80B2, B2809C and 9680B2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AF80B2 are #B2809C and #9680B2, called English Lavender and Lavender Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AF80B2 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

AF80B2 B2809C 9680B2
Split Complementary color palette with (AF80B2, 9CB280 and 80B296)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AF80B2 are #9CB280 (Olivine) and #80B296 (Dark Sea Green). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (AF80B2, B2AF80 and 80B2AF)

Triadic Palette

#AF80B2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B2AF80 (Misty Moss) and #80B2AF (Pewter Blue) along with #AF80B2, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (AF80B2, B2AF80, 83B280 and 8083B2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AF80B2 has #B2AF80 (Misty Moss), #83B280 (Dark Sea Green) and #8083B2 (Shadow Blue). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (AF80B2, B29680, 83B280 and 809CB2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AF80B2 contains #B29680 (Pale Taupe), #83B280 (Dark Sea Green) and #809CB2 (Weldon Blue). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Hex #AF80B2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AF80B2 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of AF80B2 Color


  • Transparent BF99C1BF99C1
  • Transparent C7A6C9C7A6C9
  • Transparent CFB3D1CFB3D1
  • Transparent D7C0D9D7C0D9
  • Transparent DFCCE0DFCCE0
  • Transparent E7D9E8E7D9E8
  • Transparent EFE6F0EFE6F0
  • Transparent F7F2F7F7F2F7


  • Transparent A680A8A680A8
  • Transparent A180A3A180A3
  • Transparent 9C809E9C809E
  • Transparent 988099988099
  • Transparent 938094938094
  • Transparent 8E808F8E808F
  • Transparent 89808A89808A
  • Transparent 858085858085


  • Transparent 8C668E8C668E
  • Transparent 7B5A7D7B5A7D
  • Transparent 694D6B694D6B
  • Transparent 584059584059
  • Transparent 463347463347
  • Transparent 352635352635
  • Transparent 231A24231A24
  • Transparent 120D12120D12

#AF80B2 Color Patterns

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    #AF80B2 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #AF80B2 Plaid Pattern

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